Becoming a part of the solution: The Metastatic Prostate Cancer Project


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The Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the most sophisticated bioscience and biotechnology research centers in North America. It seeks to empower a revolution in biomedicine that will accelerate the speed at which we can conquer disease. The Metastatic Prostate Cancer Project is a new initiative being coordinated by the Broad Institute. Initially, it will allow any patient in North America with advanced or metastatic prostate cancer to contribute his personal genetic, genomic, and clinical data to the developement of the world's most comprehensive database on advanced prostate cancer permitting the entire prostate cancer research community access this database and accelerate discoveries related to the management of advanced prostate cancer. The prostate cancer panel led by Mike Scott will be talking to Dr. Eli Van Allen about the project. Eliezer M. ("Eli") Van Allen, MD, is an Associate Member at the Broad Institute, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and holds clinical positions at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and at Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Van Allen is an experienced researcher in the fields of computational biology and the genetics and genomics of cancer. He is also the Principal Investigator for the Metastatic Prostate Cancer Project. Prostate Panel - Mike Scott, Paul Carpenter, Jan Manarite, Joel Nowak RSVP here!

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